Explore like a local.

In Bothell, you'll find your biggest challenge is how to decide what to do first. A few ideas:

Go wine tasting.  Woodinville Wine Country and over 100 wineries and tasting rooms dot the countryside and are waiting for you, just five minutes from downtown Bothell.  Read more in the wine section of this site or even book a Sip & Stay Package!

Sip spirits.  Four craft distilleries are open for tasting in next-door Woodinville. Sip handcrafted vodka, whiskey, grappa and more.  Check out these fine distilleries:  Pacific Distillery, Woodinville Whiskey Company, Soft Tail Spirits and Project V Distillery and Sausage Co.

Go two-wheeling.  Hit the Sammamish River Trail which connects to the 27-mile long Burke-Gilman Trail.  Cycle to the wineries or the Red Hook Brewery for a gorgeous ride and a picnic lunch. Need a bike?  Rent a cruiser from Bothell Ski & Bike.

Go shopping!  How can you get the most deals in a weekend? Think of Bothell as a hub and spoke shopping strategy. Stay in Bothell and be smack in the middle of over 500 stores: shopping central. 

Take in a show.  The Northshore Performing Arts Center brings 20 performances a year including musical, dance, national and regional musical acts to Bothell.

Swing.  Bothell's scenic Wayne Golf Course ofers 18 holes for a par of 65.  Or visit the Golf Club at Echo Falls, just a 10-minute drive away, famous for their difficult 17th hole.

Visit Seattle's attractions. In less than 30 minutes you can be in Seattle and when your feet are tired, back in Bothell again!  Visit the fish throwers at the Pike Place Market, the Space Needle and the ever-educational Pacific Science Center.

Tweet. Not with twitter either.  Go birdwatching on the interpretive trail within the 58 acres of protected wetlands that surround the University of Washington Bothell. 

Explore wellness. Attend a weekend seminar at Bastyr University, an internationally recognized leader in natural medicine, health and wellness.

Be full of hot air.  Get some aerial perspective and take a hot air balloon ride, drifting effortlessly over Bothell, Woodinville Wine Country and our neighboring communities.

Take flight and land in the water!  Kenmore Air, the world's largest seaplane based airline is just down the street.  Hop a quick flight to the spectacular San Juan Islands, watch orca whales breech on a whale watch or see purple and orange starfish on a guided sea kayak tour.

Explore the links below and find more fun things to do in and around Bothell.

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1884 Andrew and Augusta Beckstrom Log Cabin - Bothell Landing

Located at the Park at Bothell Landing, this cabin housed Andrew and Augusta Beckstrom. They had 16 children and their third child, John, was born in the cabin and is the first recorded birth in... read more»

1885 Bothell's First Schoolhouse - Bothell Landing

Just behind the William Hannan House sits this schoolhouse which represents a typical one room school for grades one through eight, with a bell tower nearby. The schoolhouse was built in 1885, but... read more»

1889 Dr. Reuben Chase House

The "Chase House," located on the University of Washington, Bothell/Cascadia Community College campus, is a registered historic structure and the home of Bothell's first physician, Dr.... read more»

1898 Dr. Elmer E. Lytle House - Bothell Landing

The home of Bothell's second doctor originally stood at the northwest corner of 102nd Ave. NE and Main Street and was moved to Bothell Landing in the early 1970s. Dr. Lytle was originally from Ohio... read more»

5 G.E.M.S. Fitness & Wellness - Coming Soon!

Grand Opening: March 1st Hours:  Monday – Friday 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm; Saturday 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm 5 G.E.M.S. Fitness & Wellness, LLC is a comprehensive fitness and wellness... read more»

Adventure Children's Theatre

Adventure Children's Theatre, where brave heros, beautiful heroines and wacky sidekicks triumph over evil villains, terrible monsters and cruel henchmen. A place where kindness is rewarded,... read more»

Amai Day Spa

At Amai Day Spa we offer the ultimate spa experience by combining state of the art treatments with personalized service. Our charming day spa is uniquely located within a quaint country setting among... read more»

Bassetti's Crooked Arbor Gardens

Bassetti’s Crooked Arbor Gardens Owned by Leanette Bassetti and her husband, Bill Berleman, their garden has been described by friends as a "slice of heaven". Located on three acres... read more»

Bastyr University

Bastyr University, located north of Seattle, Washington, offers multiple degree programs. One of the world's leading academic centers for education, research and clinical service in the natural... read more»

Bothell Bike & Ski

About Bothell Ski & Bike Bothell Ski and Bike is proud to be an independently owned and operated ski and bike shop. We have been helping skiers, snowboarders and cyclists to explore the great... read more»

Bothell Integrated Health

If you are experiencing pain don't let it ruin your vacation! Bothell Integrated Health is here to help.  Local area physicians know that we offer the highest quality injury treatment and... read more»

Burke-Gilman and Samammish River Tails

Walk or bike for 27 miles along the old railway line from Seattle to Redmond on this famous Trail along the Sammamish River. read more»

Country Village Shops

Take your time, spend the day and enjoy over 40 locally owned shops and restaurants, train rides, and day spa! Visit our whimsical pirate ship and don't forget to feed the chickens. You'll... read more»

Exhale! Pilates & Yoga

Our mission at Exhale! Pilates & Yoga is to empower you to be in control of your own health and well-being through mindful movement. We believe that integrating breath with purposeful movement is... read more»

Garden of Beadin'

Bothell's One Stop Bead Shop We are known for our unique and extensive selection of beads, findings, stringing supplies, tools, jewelry and accessories. Whether you are just starting or a beading... read more»

Harmony Massage

Harmony Massage was voted among Seattle’s Best Massage! New Location! We are now operating in our new location on Main Street! Our new address is 10117 Main Street, between Alexa's Cafe... read more»

Inglewood Golf Club

An historic golf course on the shores of Lake Washington. read more»

Iron Horse Railway

The Iron Horse Railway is the perfect family adventure tour of Country Village. Kids young and old enjoy the Iron Horse Railway and it is a huge attraction at Country Village. read more»

Jump Planet

relax! we'll take care of everything! Parents, relax! From start to finish, our staff is here to attend to all your party needs. We'll provide the invitations, child supervision during playtime,... read more»

Kawyn Gallery at FrameWright Custom Picture Framing

We invite you to enjoy Kaewyn Gallery art space, featuring local Northwest artists working in an engaging array of mediums and subject matter. Combining both a rotating featured exhibition space and... read more»

Keepsake Cottage Fabrics

Classes available at Keepsake Cottage Fabrics! Nestled in quaint Country Village in Bothell, Washington, Keepsake Cottage Fabrics is a quilt shop for every kind of quilter. Fabrics vary from... read more»

L'Auberge Edge of Seattle Specialty Cooking School

Located at a picturesque bed and breakfast in Bothell's neighboring city of Woodinville, L'Auberge Edge of Seattle Cooking School offers individual classes and series programs to inspire to... read more»

Laughs Comedy Spot

Laughs Comedy Spot features a variety of comedians, ranging from local talent to nationally recognized acts, each week. Show times: Tues-Thurs- 8:30 pm - Doors open at 7:30pm Friday - 8 & 10pm... read more»

Minea Farm

See a 100 year-old cider press at work, with a video of the entire process. Enjoy tasting fresh, ready-to-drink, and spiced apple cider. We have home made apple butter, applesauce, fruit leathers and... read more»

Northshore Performing Arts Center

The NPAC features performances from local theatre groups, professional performers, as well as the drama departments from the Northshore School district (including Bothell, Woodinville, and ... read more»

Northshore Senior Center

Northshore Senior Center is focused on positive aging. Mobilizing the talent and dedication of 3,580 members, hundreds of volunteers and thousands more that participate in activities each year, the... read more»

Northshore YMCA

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is a charitable, non-profit organization serving King and south Snohomish counties. For more than 133 years, the YMCA of Greater Seattle has provided safe and caring... read more»

Ottoman Trading Company

Featuring treasures from Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, and the ancient lands of Turkey and beyond.... offering unique items for gift-giving; for your home, mind and body. Ottoman Trading Company is also... read more»

Over the Rainbow Balloon Flights

WHAT TO EXPECT We offer flights mid-June through mid-October. This time frame offers the ideal weather for ballooning here. Flights are offered twice daily (morning flights through mid-September).... read more»

Paper Fling

"We only design classy, unique, awe-inspiring ensembles which pretty much leaves out swans, glitter and those little googly paste on eyes... So if you're looking for a place that has a good... read more»

Park at Bothell Landing

City of Bothell has a total of 200.84 acres of parks, open space and trails that includes 19 parks, two sportsfield complexes and a skate park. Our parks showcase the Sammamish River, the City's... read more»

Pioneer Cemetery

Just behind the University of Washington, Bothell campus is the historic pioneer cemetery which is the final resting place for many of the city's namesake family and the aged headstones display... read more»

San Juan Safaris

The best Orca (killer) whale watching is here off San Juan Island. San Juan Safaris is located in Friday Harbor, just steps from the ferry landing on San Juan Island. No one see whales more often... read more»

Stampin in the Rain

Find everything you need to sooth your creative itch—from rubber stamps to inspirational classes and demonstrations. Located in the Country Village Shops.  read more»

The Village Bean

The Village Bean boasts a spacious sitting room with a well-stocked play area, featuring activities for children of all ages. Owner (and mother) Karin Resing envisioned a cozy nook to park the... read more»

Three Cups of Tea

Children's Parties (12 years and younger) Our Children’s Tea Parties will have a choice of activities. Choose either a Tea Party Story to be read or a Lesson in Tea Etiquette. Please make your... read more»

Tickled Pink | A Girls' Spa Party Boutique

As of now, our hours are by appointment only. We are providing services and Birthday Parties Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Follow us and watch for availability for walk-ins and group parties during... read more»

University of Washington Bothell

See what's happening right now on campus through the Webcam! At UW Bothell, we combine all the resources of University of Washington with the advantages of a small, progressive campus. Earn your... read more»

Village Eatery and Tea Company

If you love good food then you are going to LOVE the Village Eatery and Tea Company - we feature "Homemade Everything!" from our soups, bread for our sandwiches, scones, cakes, fruit... read more»

Wayne Golf Course Clubhouse

Public 18 hole course / Open Year Round 16721 96th Ave NE, Bothell, WA 98011 DIRECTIONS to course Phone: 425.486.4714 Course Record: 55 Yardage & Par: Men - 4326 yards / 65 par Women - 4237... read more»

WhatsSup Stand Up Paddle & Kayak Rental

Stand Up Paddle Boards Stand Up Paddle Surfing, or SUP, is a surface water sport, a variant of surfing where the surfer uses a paddle to move through the water while standing on a surfboard. We offer... read more»

Yakima Fruit Market

Open seven days a week - March through October - the Yakima Fruit Market and Nursery is a Northwest icon. Continuing the tradition of family ownership, the Market features fresh, local fruits and... read more»

Zamani World Dance

The quaint and unique atmosphere of Bothell’s Country Village is expanding its cultural reach thanks to the Zamani World Dance.  Located in the heart of the shopping community, this dance... read more»